Phyllis Calvert (Evelyn Acheson)Eric Portman (Henry Acheson)Stanley Baker (Stephen Lorimer)Mandy Miller (Elizabeth Lorimer)Dora Bryan (Cassie)Percy Herbert (Det. Sgt. Taylor)Joan Benham (Vera McNally)Victor Maddern (Bert)Martin Miller (Professor Topolski)Joan Hickson (Cook)Alfie Bass (Ticket Collector)Bruce Beeby (Policeman)Grace Arnold (Mrs. Groves)Molly Urquhart (Mrs. Parsons)Estelle E. Richmond (Nurse)Peter Burton (Howard Forbes)Maggie Smith (Party guest)Christopher Toyne (Peter McNally)
Young Elizabeth is left with her relatives, a married couple, while her mother is in hospital. The friendly husband likes her, but the wife hates kids. Her father, an often absent crook on the lam, visits her in secret one day.